Social Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 12 - 13 of 46

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Question number: 12

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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Which of the following scenarios is the best example of the mere-exposure effect?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

After going away to college, Joy finds she is less and less interested in spending time with her old friends from high school.

b.

After tasting a soft drink for the first time, Frank immediately decides it is his favorite drink.

c.

Hal begins to like a certain sports car after seeing it frequently on the road, even though he did not like the car at first.

d.

A year after beginning her exercise program, Georgina wants to expand her regimen.

Question number: 13

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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While Mary is considering her options in a computer store, a sales representative finishes helping a male client and asks if he can help her. When she says her router is not working, he asks her very basic questions that he never bothered to ask the male customer. Before the conversation is over, it is clear that Mary knows far more about routers than the sales representative. The representative’s behavior suggests that he has a generalized belief

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Choice (4) Response

a.

or norms of association

b.

fostered by the effects of realistic conflict Mary in the computer industry.

c.

or stereotype that women are less likely than men to understand computer technology.

d.

that by using informational social influence he will impress Mary.

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